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Our Team

Our Team of Exceptionally Talented People!


We pride ourselves on our ability to provide professional advice and industry expertise every step of your home ownership journey.

Glenn E. Lathrop, AACI, P.App, RI
Director, ARC Appraisals Ltd. Agricultural Division Supervisor

glathrop@arcappraisals.com

Fee Appraiser, Agricultural Specialist

Education
Completion of a four-year specialized course in Property Appraisal through the University of British Columbia, resulting in the awarding of a diploma in Property Appraisal.

Professional Affiliations & Designations
- Accepted as a Member of the Professional Division of the Real Estate Institute of British Columbia (R.I.(B.C.)) (Certificate No. 1221).
- Accredited Appraiser of the Appraisal Institute of Canada (AACI, P.App) (Certificate No. 2662).
- Accepted as an Expert Witness by the B.C. Assessment Appeal Board.
- Accepted as an Expert Witness in the Supreme Court of British Columbia, in matters of real estate, as well as agricultural valuation.
- Accepted as an Expert Witness by the Federal Court of Canada.
- Past Lecturer, Caravan Seminar series, British Columbia Real Estate Association, 1981 through 1984, "Farm Evaluation", as well as numerous lectures on behalf of the Appraisal Institute of Canada and the Real Estate Institute of BC. Client Profile Has completed appraisal reports relative to specialized agricultural operations and agri-businesses for major lending institutions (Canadian and International) as well as both Canadian and International legal and accounting firms. Has completed studies for various government branches as well as reports for expropriation, and other public issues. Reports have been completed for lending security, litigation, and tax accounting purposes.

Client Profile
Has completed appraisal reports relative to specialized agricultural operations and agri-businesses for major lending institutions (Canadian and International) as well as both Canadian and International legal and accounting firms. Has completed studies for various government branches as well as reports for expropriation, and other public issues. Reports have been completed for lending security, litigation, and tax accounting purposes.

Fredrick John Schmidt, AACI, P.App, RI
Residential and I.C & I. Division

fjschmidt@arcappraisals.com

Fee Appraiser, Investment / Commercial / Industrial Property and Residential Divisions

1980 - Current - Real Estate Fee Appraiser, ARC Appraisals Ltd.
1980 - Research Analyst, ARC Appraisals Ltd., Abotsford, B.C.

Education
- Completion of Realty Appraisal Program courses at Vancouver Community College (Langara) and related courses at Fraser Valley College required for full accreditation with the Appraisal Institute of Canada.
- 2 years Art from Vancouver Community College (King Edward and Langara Campuses), Douglas College and Fraser Valley College.

Professional Affiliations & Designations
- Certificate as an Accredited Appraiser of the Canadian Institute (AACI, RI) with the Appraisal Institute of Canada.
- Accepted as a Member of the Professional Division of the Real Estate Institute of British Columbia (RI).
- Accepted as an expert witness by the B.C. Supreme Court.

Douglas E. Janzen, B.Sc.Ag, P.Ag, AACI, P.App
Agricultural Division

djanzen@arcappraisals.com

Fee Appraiser, Agricultural Specialist

Fee Appraiser, Investment / Commercial / Industrial Property and Residential Divisions

2016 - Current - Fee Appraiser, ARC Appraisals Ltd.
2010 - 2016 - Special Credit Account Manager, Farm Credit Canada
2008 - 2010 - Senior Appraiser, Farm Credit Canada
2001 - 2008 - Appraiser, Farm Credit Canada
1989 - 2001 - Credit Advisor/Account Manager, Farm Credit Canada
1987 - 1989 - Fee Appraiser, E.P. Cooke Realty Service
1985 - 1987 - Realtor, Block Bros. Realty

Education
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture major in Plant Science, University of Manitoba 1985

Professional Affiliations & Designations
- Accepted as a Member British Columbia Institute of Agrologists (Professional Agrologist - P.Ag)
- Accredited Appraiser of the Appraisal Institute of Canada (AACI, P.App) (Certificate No. 3661).
- Past President, BC Association of Appraisal Institute of Canada.

Client Profile
I have completed appraisal reports for a broad spectrum of agricultural enterprises, businesses and agribusinesses. I have analyzed financial statements and operational performance for farms and businesses to authorize lending and restructure financing. I have reviewed appraisals for court purposes, authorized and managed recovery actions for Canada’s largest Agricultural Lender.

Claudette Martin

Office Manager
cmartin@arcappraisals.com

Part of ARC Appraisals Ltd.'s management team for over 30 years